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Spring StorySlam features eight powerful senior storytellers

Eight seniors performed dramatic tellings of their own true stories in this year’s Spring StorySlam, an event hosted by the Brown University Storytellers club. The show featured narratives with a mix of comedic and serious topics — including the turmoil of forbidden love, a lockbox filled with the ...


Students unveil compositions at Fermata’s spring concert

Student composers took center stage Monday night, filling Grant Recital Hall with sounds ranging from classical to jazz to electronic. During Fermata Composers Collective’s annual Spring Concert, 22 students presented pieces that had been months in the making. Fermata, a student club dedicated to ...


Alum studies medieval puppets, cyborgs

The worlds of medieval Christianity and science fiction collided in a lecture by Michelle Oing ’07 last Thursday evening. During the event, titled “The Medieval Cyborg: Performing Objects in the Late Middle Ages,” Oing examined the usage of puppets in medieval liturgy and compared them to cyborgs, ...


Ballet masterclass unites people of different backgrounds, levels

Last Wednesday, Jillian Davis of Complexions Contemporary Ballet led students and community members with mixed levels of dance experience through a ballet masterclass. FirstWorks, a Providence-based arts organization, co-hosted the class with Artists and Scientists as Partners, a University project ...


‘Firefly in the Light’ depicts youth’s search for fame

Production Workshop presented “Firefly in the Light” last weekend, an earnest pop-rock musical composed, directed and written by Shayna Toh ’20 that probes “the many competing life options which await every young and older person,” according to the show’s website. The musical centers on ...


Nandita Das shares motivation behind ‘Manto’ biopic

“A story humanizes the other. … Suddenly you see that unknown, and it’s a person,” said Nandita Das, director and writer of the 2018 biopic “Manto,” last Thursday evening at the Center for Contemporary South Asia’s screening of the film. At the event, Das discussed questions of truth, ...


Fusion dancers perform in 36th spring show

Despite a small fire during their final performance, Fusion Dance Company presented a stylistically diverse and unceasingly energetic 36th Annual Spring Show last weekend. The show’s performances ranged from thoughtful to light-hearted, including several short comedic interludes. Fusion also utilized ...

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